Grunt plugin for purgecss.
This plugin requires Grunt
If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:
npm install grunt-purgecss --save-dev
The "purgecss" task
In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named
purgecss to the data object passed into
All of the options of purgecss are available to use with the plugins. You will find below the main options available. For the complete list, go to the purgecss documentation website
string | Object
You can specify content that should be analyzed by Purgecss with an array of filenames or globs. The files can be HTML, Pug, Blade, etc.
Purgecss can be adapted to suit your needs. If you notice a lot of unused CSS is not being removed, you might want to use a custom extractor. More information about extractors here.
You can whitelist selectors to stop Purgecss from removing them from your CSS. This can be accomplished with the options whitelist and whitelistPatterns.
You can whitelist selectors based on a regular expression with whitelistPatterns.
If you are using a CSS animation library such as animate.css, you can remove unused keyframes by setting the keyframes option to true.
If there are any unused @font-face rules in your css, you can remove them by setting the fontFace option to true.
The example below is using all of the main options available.